The all-encompassing role of midwives in women’s lives is perhaps not always recognised or indeed visible to the masses. Find out more about the midwife effect and how the role of the midwife goes beyond a focus on pregnancy and birth.
Dr. Clare Maxwell, Technical Advisor, WHO Collaboration Centre, PHE. Clare is also Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, at Liverpool John Moores University.
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